Archive for March, 2008

Reading List


I decided I was going to dive into the world of Japanese and Korean contemporary novels. The first book on my list is Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami. I’ve also gotten two other books through my college’s interlibrary loan, so hopefully they come soon. I got Vibrator: A Novel by Mari Akasaka and […]


I’m in the process of designing 3 x 5 or 4 x 6 index cards for studying Japanese.  The idea came from DIY planner. I wanted to create a few that were useful for my own purposes and goals.  One thing I wanted to do was make studying a language on the go simpler.  For […]

I was in charge of facilitating organizations for a fundraising fair this weekend and made myself at home. I visited all the tables and eventually bought something from each. But, I couldn’t stop going back to two particular tables. One table sold embroidered bags and wallets from Nepal, Chinese fans, and jewelry also from Nepal. […]